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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] dyndbg: dev_dbg bugfix + 2 trivials
    On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 01:46:19PM -0600, Jim Cromie wrote:
    > 3 patches here, 1st is bugfix, others are trivial.
    >
    > 1- fix __dev_printk, which broke dev_dbg() prefix under CONFIG_DYNAMIC_DEBUG.
    >

    Patch looks good, and would be really nice to get into 3.5. Kay, are you
    ok with this patch?

    > 2- change dyndbg prefix interfield separator from ':' to '.'
    >
    > for example (output from test-code, not submitted):
    > r8169 0000:02:00.0: r8169.rtl_init_one: set-drvdata pdev:ffff880223041000 dev:ffff880220d6a000
    > hwmon hwmon1: k10temp.k10temp_probe.180: set-drvdata pdev:ffff88022303d000 dev:ffff8801dfd2a000
    >
    > This improves usability of cut -d: <logfile> for pr_debug() messages,
    > as field position is less volatile with various uses of dyndbg flags.
    > Its not perfect:
    > - dev_dbg on net-devices adds several more colons,
    > but this doesnt vary with dyndbg flags.
    > - dyndbg=+pfmlt still adds a field vs dyndbg==p (ie no prefix)
    > - pr_fmt() commonly adds another colon (unchanged with this patch)

    As you suggest in the patch, changing the delimiter to a non-colon
    character such as ',' would resolve these cases?

    >
    > 3- trivial var name change in lib/dynamic_debug.c
    >
    >
    > Please drop or apply 2,3 as you prefer.

    2,3 are nice, but as you suggest I think we want to separate them from
    patch 1, which is a bugfix for 3.5.

    Thanks,

    -Jason


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